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Minnesota Equity & Justice Project

Minnesota Equity & Justice Project Generations of scholars have argued that America will never be whole until reparations are provided for the moral debt created by slavery, Jim Crow laws, and the vestiges of the caste system it created. The international cry for justice after the murder of Mr. Read More

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Teaching Bdote

Teaching BdoteTools for Teaching American Indian Content Teaching Bdote: Tools for Teaching American Indian Content is designed for educators who have attended, or are planning to attend, Learning from Place: Bdote. This workshop is especially useful for developing unique classroom content to align with Minnesota State Social Studies Standards. Offered… Read More

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The Slaveholders of Payne-Phalen

The Slaveholders of Payne PhalenA Discussion with Author Dr. Christopher Lehman Professional Development Public Programs Partnerships Grants Books and Videos Did you know slavery’s reach into Minnesota extended well beyond Dred Scott at Fort… Read More

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Understanding Our Duluth Lynchings

Understanding Our Duluth LynchingsRacial Violence in America and the Road to Justice and Reconciliation Professional Development Public Programs Partnerships Grants Books and Videos This virtual event commemorated one of the most horrific moments of… Read More

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War and Memory Discussion Series

War and Memory Discussion Series Professional Development Public Programs Partnerships Grants Books and Videos In 2017-2018, our Community Conversations program launched a powerful four-part discussion series (moderated by local poet Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen) highlighting… Read More

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Write on Race to be Right on Race ™

Write on Race to be Right on RaceFrom passive non-racism to active anti-racism About This Program Minnesota communities are grappling with understanding and dismantling systemic racism. The Minnesota Humanities Center and Love & Struggle are partnering to help regional hubs develop action plans to create a more just society. Using… Read More

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How Can We Breathe

How Can We BreatheAmplifying African American Voices No healthy democracy can exist when so many of its people are routinely and systematically oppressed. How Can We Breathe was a community engagement initiative where we could come together to make meaning of the Minnesota we’re living in right now – the aftermath of… Read More

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Why Treaties Matter

Why Treaties MatterSelf-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations Professional Development Public Programs Partnerships Grants Books and Videos About Why Treaties Matter “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” is a nationally recognized,… Read More

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We Are Water MN

We Are Water MNBridging scientific knowledges and human relationships with water Professional Development Public Programs Partnerships Grants Books and Videos About We Are Water MN We Are Water MN deepens connections between the humanities and… Read More